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Itty Bittys: Age 5 & Under09/20/2019

Itty Bittys: Age 5 & Under

Repeats every week until Sat Dec 21 2019 except Sat Nov 02 2019, Sat Nov 23 2019. Saturday, Nov 9, 2019 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Komansky Room Enjoy a half-hour program of song, stories, music, movement and finger play.  Improve your cultural literacy and rock out at the same time! Saturdays @ 10 am READ MORE.
09/20/2019

Lamont Administration Limits Tax Hike on Prepared Meals

By Keith M. Phaneuf and Mark Pazniokas www.ctmirror.org Gov. Ned Lamont’s administration late today unveiled tax guidelines that narrowed the Department of Revenue Service’s original interpretation of a budget provision that adds one percentage point to the 6.35% sales tax on meals and prepared foods on Oct 1. In a memo aimed at grocery stores, READ MORE.
Betty L. Corwin, Pioneering Theater Archivist, 9809/20/2019

Betty L. Corwin, Pioneering Theater Archivist, 98

Betty L. Corwin of Weston, a former Westport resident and pioneering theater archivist in preserving New York off-Broadway and Broadway performances on film and tape, died Sept. 10. She was 98. Betty Corwin: at the Senior Center in 2011. Phyllis Groner for WestportNow.com For her creation of the Theater on Film and Tape at the READ MORE.
09/20/2019

Friday, Sept. 20, 2019

10 a.m. – Westport Library – Language Conversation Group: Japanese 10:30 a.m. – Westport Senior Center – Lauren Pace, RN: Fall Prevention Class 11 a.m. – Ruth Steinkraus Cohen Bridge – Global Climate Strike 11 a.m. – Westport Library – Anyone Can … Cut the Cord to Cable 11 a.m. – Westport Library – Language READ MORE.
09/20/2019

I-95 Crash

2019-09-19@7:50pm–#Westport Ct– #cttraffic— A one car crash hitting a light pole right before exit 18 southbound. Expect delays.   The post I-95 Crash appeared first on DoingItLocal. Read the rest of the article on doingitlocal.com READ MORE.
Tuesdays at Two Film: The Human Race09/19/2019

Tuesdays at Two Film: The Human Race

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM Komansky Room The Human Race is an inspirational full-length documentary about six runners, ages 50-90, as they each train for the biggest race of their lives. These six athletes run the spectrum of over-50 athletes: from the fiercest elite runners to newer runners attempting their first READ MORE.
09/19/2019

Our educational blog series for MLIMA’S TALE continues with today’s post, “Ivory Dust,” from Eleni…

Our educational blog series for MLIMA’S TALE continues with today’s post, “Ivory Dust,” from Eleni Coundouriotis, University of Connecticut’s Professor of English and Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies. Eleni considers what we see when we look at ivory carvings and how MLIMA’S TALE makes real the spirit embodied in these objects. Read today’s and past READ MORE.
09/19/2019

Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019

8:30 a.m. – Westport Library – Commission on People with Disabilities 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – Town Hall Room 201 – Westport Mentor Program Breakfast Open House 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. – 50 Imperial Avenue – Westport Farmers Market 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Shorehaven Golf Club (14 Canfield Ave., Norwalk) – READ MORE.
'We Need Open Discussion'09/19/2019

‘We Need Open Discussion’

Organizer Darcy Hicks of Westport told an anti-hate rally today on Jesup Green: ““We need open discussion,  not wait for the next incident of a swastika in a stall so we can have another conversation like this.” (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com Read the article on westportnow.com READ MORE.
Westporters Rally to Denounce Anti-Semitic Acts09/19/2019

Westporters Rally to Denounce Anti-Semitic Acts

A rally on Westport’s Jesup Green today denounced recent anti-semitic acts in Westport and other Connecticut communities. Speakers included First Selectman Jim Marpe, Steve Ginsbrug, a Westporter who heads the state ADL, Harold Bailey, TEAM Westport chair, and organizer Darcy Hicks. In her invitation to the rally, Hicks said: “This is a show of strength READ MORE.

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